Thursday, 22 June 2017

Building ultrafast infrastructure in the UK

Gigabit Access 2017
Monday 27 March 17

Ahead of Gigabit Access 2017 we caught up with keynote speaker Peter Bell, Fibre CIO at Openreach. We spoke about Openreach's progress in delivering ultrafast networks across the UK, how thier G.fast deployments are progressing, and the socioeconomic benefits of delivering enhaced access networks. Can you outline how Openreach are delivering enhanced access networks across the UK? Openreach started its deployment of Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) in 2009 and now over 26m homes passed can receive a high speed broadband service. Over 7.2m homes are already connected. We also have the largest Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) network in the UK and both our FTTP and FTTC networks offer Superfast speeds (&gt…

Ahead of Gigabit Access 2017 we caught up with keynote speaker Peter Bell, Fibre CIO at Openreach. We spoke about Openreach's progress in delivering ultrafast networks across the UK, how thier G.fast deployments are progressing, and the socioeconomic benefits of delivering enhaced access networks. Can you outline how Openreach are delivering enhanced access networks across the UK? Openreach started its deployment of Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) in 2009 and now over 26m homes passed can receive a high speed broadband service. Over 7.2m homes are already connected. We also have the largest Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) network in the UK and both our FTTP and FTTC networks offer Superfast speeds (&gt…

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